HC Deb 21 June 1861 vol 163 cc1422-3

said, he wished to ask the Under Secretary of State for the Colonies, Whether the Government have received complete information as to the disturbances at St. John's, Newfoundland; and if he has any objection to lay a Copy of the Papers on the Table?


stated that information had been received at the Colonial Office of disturbances having taken place at Newfoundland, in consequence of excessive party feeling during the last elections. The occurrences were now under investigation, and when a Report on the subject arrived, he would lay it on the Table.